Don’t skip breakfast
There’s a reason why they say eat breakfast like a king. This is because breakfast is the meal that breaks your overnight fast and revitalizes your supply of glucose and gives you the much-needed punch of energy you need to get yourself through the day. This is also when your body needs its proteins because it keeps you full and balances your blood sugar till lunch.
When you consume small meals every few hours, it aids your body in keeping the blood sugar levels in check. A dip in your blood sugar can cause you to feel rather hungry. So make sure you eat every 3 hours.
Not only does water flush out the toxins from your body but it makes your system feel full. It works like an appetite suppressant. So make sure you drink at least 3 litres of water throughout the day so you don’t give in to that piece of cake that’s being cut for a birthday at work.
Since you will be eating often, you should know what to eat and what not to. Low calorie nutrient rich foods like strawberries, broccoli as well as sweet potatoes work well during this time. They make you feel satisfied and yet aren’t calorific.
Go for mood boosting foods
Stress causes your body to stimulate a hormone called cortisol. This creates a resistance to leptin, which is yet another hormone that helps you feel full. Hence, the more stressed you are, the hungrier you will believe yourself to be. It’s best to rely on almonds and dark chocolate that are known to be better your mood.